Greensboro College in Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

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Greensboro College offers 166-degree programs and 6 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 73%. The most popular test is SAT - 68% of students submitted it in comparison to 54% of students who submitted ACT. 46.5% are women, and 53.5% are men. Greensboro College is a member of 5 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Greensboro College is 21547$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $29450 and $39550 per year. 34% of full-time Greensboro College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $34,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Greensboro College is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Greensboro College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$18,870
$30,001 - $48,000$20,121
$48,001 - $75,000$19,739
$75,001 - $110,000$23,094

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



  • Typical room charge for academic year: 5100

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


689 of Greensboro College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 78 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Greensboro College number 65 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in North Carolina.

Students at Greensboro College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Greensboro College.


ROTC - Army

ROTC - Air Force

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for football
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball

Graduation Rate


Greensboro College graduation rate is below the national average.

34% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Greensboro College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

5 : 1

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.


In comparison to National Average

Greensboro College acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 62%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 11%.


In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 71%, so Greensboro College acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 2% only.


Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.



Full time


Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate


Part-time retention rate


The Greensboro College full-time retention rate is 56% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

SAT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Greensboro College students submitting SAT scores


Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
1180 - 1490

SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
Critical Reading: 400 - 510
Math: 400 - 510
Writing: 380 - 470

SAT Test Score Range


ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking Greensboro College students submitting ACT scores


Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
16 - 20

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 13 - 17
Math: 16 - 20
Writing: 5 - 7

ACT Test Score Range


SAT Score Converter

The new SAT is scored out of 1600 after the adjustments made in 2016. The old SAT was scored out of 2400. If you took an old SAT, you can convert your score to the new SAT score using the SAT Score Converter.

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For the High School Class of 2016:
Most students in the Class of 2016 will take the old SAT, and most colleges will convert new SAT scores to old SAT scores.

For the High School Class of 2017:
Most students in the Class of 2017 will take the new SAT, and most colleges will convert old SAT scores to new SAT scores.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Greensboro College is 12:1, that means that for every 12 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Greensboro College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Greensboro College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in North Carolina.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 815 W Market St address in Greensboro, North Carolina.


Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Greensboro College with 0.88% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, forcible sex offense, and arson.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Greensboro College offers 166 programs in total: 145 are for Bachelor's degree, 18 - for Master's degree, and 3 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 196 universities in North Carolina state. Greensboro College is one of the few institutions in North Carolina that offers a Master's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 6 distance learning programs that are provided in the Greensboro College: 6 are for Bachelor's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the North Carolina state average data to help you compare.


Greensboro College provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 793 students with 23780 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 23 with 549 credit hours.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Greensboro College

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It's a beautiful campus with tons of events happening all the time. I even got the chance to visit their cafeteria and they have a buffet for the students that only cost $8.50. Then I got a chance to talk to some of the professors who were really nice and they also offer a middle college program for juniors and seniors in high school. Those teachers were even nicer.

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I have to give them 5 son is a graduate from here

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My son will graduate this year and I have to say that it has been a great four years!!!

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I went to school there a million years ago, I haven’t been back since I graduated... I miss and love the town and school, lots of great memories.

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If only I could give this pathetic excuse for an institution zero stars. This school can only possibly be even marginally enjoyable socially for you if you fall into one of both of two groups: theater majors or athletes. I'm half convinced that this school has some scheme to lure in athletes not good enough to make major programs with the incentive of still playing their sport, and then robbing them blind as they continue down a path that will ultimately be fruitless. As for the theater majors, I suppose the theater program is a part of this institution that whatever brainless moron or evil genius is running this exhibition of stupidity actually makes a point of putting effort and time into. If you don't fall into one of these two groups, you will almost immediately be ostracized and feel like an outcast. I came from a high school, that like most high schools, consisted of of a diverse set of interests and backgrounds, and I always imagined college would only be even more diverse. If I went to any number of any other institutions, I might not have been disappointed. Furthermore, the facilities here are terrible. Have you ever thought to yourself, "I'd sure love to live in a poorly air conditioned building where the buffoonish students feel compelled to leave trash everywhere and whatever numskulls coordinated construction and renovations couldn't figure out how to build a bathroom."? If yes, then this is the place for you! Do you want poorly cooked meals (which everyone insists is better than last year's food, which leads me to believe that last year's food must've simply been cow manure) two-three times a day for limited times? If yes, then this is the place for you! Do you want to be surrounded by people who can't have the basic courtesy to wait literally one minute to get your clothes out of the dryer before they do whatever they please with them? If yes, then this is the place for you! Just a further warning about the laundry room, the floors will always be wet, there will be random discarded trash and clothes all over that wet floor, and they keep the trash in the same small room as the laundry machines and let it pile up for a week or two before disposing of it, so be prepared to have your sense of smell absolutely assaulted. Oh and the people here. They are just absolutely unbearable for any normal logical person. Besides the fact that there are two mega-cliques (theater majors and athletes), everyone here seems to think they're Albert Einstein because they got into some bottom-tier, garbage college and want to flaunt their "intelligence" for everyone here to see. This college has a 38% graduation rate. These people literally have a better chance of not graduating here than graduating here, and they want to act like getting into this barren hellscape is some sort of achievement worth bragging about. It's already hard enough being here, but being surrounded by all these insufferable people only serves to make it near impossible. I suppose there's not much to complain about as far as academics go, but there's nothing to praise either. This festering sinkhole has exactly one average thing about it, and everything else is absolutely atrocious. Do everything in your power to avoid this soul-sucking sanctum of despair. I'm sure they'll offer substantial scholarships to try to lure you in, but honestly, they should pay you to come to this place. If for whatever reason you are forced to come here, bring a car or be prepared to do a lot of walking; I'd recommend visiting nearby UNCG or NCA&T to see what a well-run, competent university looks like on an at least semi-regular basis.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 815 W Market St


Religious affiliation: United Methodist

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +3362727102

Institution is active in current year: 1

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